Introduction to Computers

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Introduction to Computers by Mind Map: Introduction to Computers

1. Objectives Overview

1.1. Explain why computer literacy is vital to success in today’s world

2. A World of Computers

2.1. New node

3. What Is a Computer?

3.1. A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory

4. The Components of a Computer

4.1. Input Device

4.2. Output Device

4.3. System Unit

4.4. Storage Device

4.5. Communications Device

5. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

5.1. Advantages of Using Computers

5.1.1. Speed

5.1.2. Reliability

5.1.3. Consistency

5.2. Disadvantages of Using Computers

5.2.1. Health Risks

5.2.2. Violation of Privacy

5.2.3. Public Safety

6. Networks and the Internet

7. Computer Software

7.1. System Software

7.2. Application Software

8. Categories of Computers

8.1. Personal Computers

8.2. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices

8.3. Game consoles

8.4. Servers

8.5. Mainframes

8.6. Supercomputers

8.7. Embedded Computers

9. Elements of an Information System

10. Computer Applications in Society

10.1. Education

10.2. Finance

10.3. Government

10.4. Health Care

10.5. Science

10.6. Travel

10.7. Manufacturing